2021-Q3 in Charleston on June 11th
We had a great time in Charleston on June 11th at the Drone Mapping Workshop. Volunteers demonstrated how to collect drone data and then process it. Special thanks to Bentley Systems for providing the modeling software ContextCapture and for sponsoring the event!
2021-Q2 Meeting From April 14th
It was a beautiful day on April 14th for our second quarterly meeting at the Harbison Educational Center. There were multiple NIST open lane stations set up to help our members not only learn the course but to also practice the maneuvers and other flight exercises associated with the NIST open lane course. We also set up a beginners course for our members that are just getting familiar with flying.
Thanks to all our volunteers that work so hard to make this happen!
2021-Q1 Meeting From February 3rd
On February 3rd we had our first face-to-face quarterly meeting outside near the Harbison Educational Center. We had two demonstrations for the membership. Darryl Jones with the Forestry Commission demonstrated his control burn rig. Also, Stephen Baxley demonstrated the latest DJI aircraft and showed how they can be used for inspection purposes.
Drone Practice Day on December 1st
The Outreach Committee hosted a Drone Practice Day on December 1st at the Harbison State Forest in Columbia. There was a wide range of SCiDUC participants from various agencies and experience levels. Multiple stations were set up where participants could practice using the NIST open lane test, remote inspection, various flight exercises, and see the Forestry Commission's control fire rig.
Thanks to all the volunteers that made the event so successful. Special thanks to Terri McCollister from DHEC and Darryl Jones from the Forestry Commission for leading the effort.
SCiDUC Open House
On October 21st the Board of Directors was pleased to host a Virtual Open House for local government and support agencies. SCiDUC is represented by over 50 government agencies; however most of those are at the state level. The Board of Directors wanted to have SCiDUC introduced to more agencies at the city and county level. The recording can be found to the left. Thanks to everyone who attended. Please don't forget to "join now!"